Collins High School Alumni

Collins, Mississippi (MS)

Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Collins High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Tigers lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

In Memory Of

Dennis Michael Shoemake
Dennis Michael Shoemake
Class of 1968
Passed Aug 18, 2016
Mr. Dennis Shoemake

Funeral services for Dennis Shoemake will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Salem Baptist Church. Mr. Shoemake was 66 and passed away from this life on Thursday, August 18, 2016, in Hattiesburg. Reverend Dennis Campbell will officiate. Heather Wilson, pianist, and Jeremy Johnson, soloist, will provide the musical service. Interment will be in the Collins City Cemetery.

Wade Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Wade Shoemake, Andy Shoemake, Chris Shoemake, Jacob Shoemake, Cort McDonald, and Patrick Ford. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Salem Baptist Church Men’s Fellowship Sunday School Class.

Dennis Michael Shoemake was born on November 6, 1949 in Collins to Vernile and Betty Henkins Shoemake. Mr. Shoemake was a retired market manager and was a member of Salem Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher.

Mr. Shoemake was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Carolyn Vineyard.

Survivors are his wife of 44 years, Brooksie Jones Shoemake of Collins; his mother, Betty Shoemake of Collins; 1 daughter, Steffanie Shoemake McDonald of Sumrall; 1 son, Rocky Shoemake and his wife Leslie of Collins; 5 brothers, Jack “Peanut” Shoemake and his wife Alice of Gautier, Merle Shoemake and his wife Wanda of St. Francisville, LA, Bob Shoemake and his wife Pam, Joe Shoemake, and Ray Shoemake, all of Collins; 1 sister, Sarah Winter and her husband Scott of Hurst, TX; and 4 grandchildren, Cort McDonald, Briggs McDonald, Easton Shoemake, and Kayson Shoemake; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm at Salem Baptist Church.
Sheila Buffington Parham
Sheila Buffington Parham
Class of 1973
Passed May 31, 2010
Fayette County - SHEILA BUFFINGTON PARHAM, 54, resident of LaGrange, a teacher for over 20 years, 17
of those and wife of Edward G. (Buzzy) Parham died Monday evening May 31, 2010 at her home. A Service will be held at 1 P.M. Thursday at Immanuel Episcopal Church in LaGrange with interment in the LaGrange Cemetery. A gathering of family members and friends will be at "Bellevue", the Parham Family Residence in LaGrange immediately following the interment. A native of Magee, MS, grew up in Collins, MS and former resident of Collierville, Mrs. Parham received her BS from Mississippi State and her MS from the University of Memphis. She is also survived by her daughters: Fran Odom (Justin) of Collierville and Caroline Parham of LaGrange, her mother, Mary Frances Walker Buffington of Collins, MS, her brother, Mike Buffington (Sally) of Madison, GA and her grandson, Walker Odom of Collierville. Memorials are requested to the LaGrange Cemetery Association, P O Box 33, LaGrange, TN 38046

Classmates Spotlight

Collins High School Classmates

Howard Minter
Class of '67

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Collins High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Tigers.

School News

Do you have any news to share? Keep our classmates informed on news and current events! Please post all reunion information in the reunion area.